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. really appreciated the article in "politico," mr. templeton and dr. jackson. the testimony contains many common elements indeed their topics frequently discussed in this room, especially importance of promoting s.t.e.m. education in maine gaming americas leadership position in the global economy. what i'm talking with constituents and industry leaders about the topic in my district in oregon, especially the role creativity and integration play in driving our economy forward. many express the education integrating arts and design in stem fields, innovative companies across my district across companies like nike and tech giants like intel rely on employees at the mine for science and eye for design. we discussed how science education can yield the innovative workforce that many of you identify is essential. beyond the benefit for the industry but in art and design can help keep students engaged and he talked about trying students in and i want to tell you i visited an elementary school in my district that took s.t.e.m. and added arts and design. biscuits are engaged, acting things have, st
like to congratulate the gentlelady from texas, ms. jackson lee for her appointment as ranking member of the subcommittee. we've had the opportunity to work together previously and we've had some meetings before we started scheduling that the hearings come the summer looking forward to working together to strengthen our nation's border. i'd also like to recognize the republican members of the committee with us. first of all, jeff duncan in south carolina, a veteran of the subcommittee and a second term in congress as well and were looking forward to seeing some of the committee in a sort they want to congratulate him as well as being selected on the chairman oversights that canadian homeland. excited to welcome him back. steve peluso from mississippi is with us. he's a cpa come united states marine, veteran of the persian gulf war and still is in the army national guard of mississippi, so we appreciate service to the country and congress and looking forward to interest and maritime issues in particular. congressmen barletta is here from pennsylvania, a former mayor a few thoughts in a
secretary of hud alphonso johnson -- off onto jackson and if you would please stand and let us recognize you. [applause] it's my honor to turn the podium back to senator george mitchell. >> six years ago when howard baker tom daschle and i came together to establish the bipartisan policy center through the initiative of jason coombe may, we were dismayed at the extent to which our political process appeared to be in gridlock as a consequence of excessive partisanship and ideological posture. that concern remains and it is heightened today. and american politics has been rough. i frequently cite the example of the presidential campaign of 1800, when jefferson supporters called president adams a hermaphrodite lacking they said the strength of a man or the gentleness of a woman. adam supporters responded that the murder rape and robbery would be taught and openly practice in our country. it was rough we thought when we were there but it has gotten much rougher and tougher today. we at the bipartisan policy center and the members of this commission believe that it is possible for men and women w
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